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Dec 30, 2011 12:00pm EST
quote dispute. the foundation overseeing the memorial is fighting with the port authority in new york and new jersey over who's responsible for paying for millions of dollars in costs. new york mayor michael bloomberg says there's no chance the museum is going to open on time. it was scheduled to open next september 11th. >>> still to come when the news continues the fight to put out a burning nuclear submarine is over. now though, the fears of contamination. >>> i'm manuel gallegus in new york. it's one of the latest health trends. detoxing and losing weight by only drinking juices. but is it safe? we'll have that story coming up.
Dec 24, 2011 10:00pm EST
ad presidential campaign of al smith. >> and now from albany, new york, the life of al smith as profiled in the c-span series, "the contenders." >> i come here tonight knowing i am the underdog in these final weeks. if you know where to look, there are signs of hope. even in the most unexpected places. even in this room full of proud manhattan democrats. i can't shake that feeling that some people here are pulling for me. [applause] i am delighted to see you here tonight, hillary. [laughter] >> i was thrilled to get this invitation. i feel right at home here because it is often said i share the politics of alfred e. smith and the ears of alfred e. newman. [laughter] it is an honor to be here with al smith iv. obviously, i never knew your great-grandfather. but from everything senator mccain told me - [laughter] the two of them had a great time before prohibition. [laughter] >> of course i am delighted, but not surprised, by the final repeal of the 18th amendment. i have said all along that when it was properly submitted to the rank and file of our people, they would readily s
Dec 31, 2011 3:00pm EST
and this is the panel called civil war perspectives. today we have two outstanding folks. the first, the new york times -- "the new york times complete civil war 1861-1865" compiled and edited by craig symonds and harold holzer. and we have "andrew johnson," a presidential biography by annette gordon-reed. one would think initial these books don't have that much in common but in fact as i read through them it became apparent to me they had an enormous amount in common. andrew johnson was a southern unionists and the war was over the union. furthermore there are huge constitutional issues. huge raise issues in both books so they dovetail nicely. let me introduce our authors and the authors will speak and then we will have a question and answer session. hopefully there will be lots of times for questions and answers and i expect you to participate. when we begin i remind you this is not a moment for you to give speeches, it is time for you to ask questions and for the authors to answer. first, harold holzer has written or edited several dozen books. he is by my standards perhaps the best authority on abr
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Dec 7, 2011 12:00pm PST
will take a break because we have breaking news coming from europe that could affect new york city. we may go back to that meeting but authorities in germany have intercepted a bomb filled with explosives and shrapnel intercepted at the deutch bank branch office in germany and may have been en route to the united states, so, in reaction to that we have authorities in new york city that have tightened security at all the deutch banks. there are a number of them in new york city. the main branch is on wall street. the package was addressed to the c.e.o. and intercepted in frankfurt, germany, and it was on its way to new york city. the chief correspondent is also working this for us right now. do we have any idea, jonathan, what the line of transportation was for this package? >>jonathan: nothing yet, trace. we know it was intercepted in frankfurt but the announcement is coming out of u.s. law enforcement so it may have been on its way here. obviously, deutch bank has major offices here in new york. the package which was packed with explosives and shrapnel obviously very dangerous indeed, was
Dec 27, 2011 10:00pm PST
on some toes. >> narrator: there was an opening in the new york city division. the boss up there, jimmy kallstrom, was also a tough guy, a thorn in washington's side. he grabbed o'neill-- saved him, really. at headquarters, they were happy to see him go. and on january 1, 1997, john o'neill moved to new york. ( miles davis' "blue in green" playing) it was a promotion: assistant special agent in charge of counterterrorism and national security. he'd be in charge of a team of about 350 agents. and best of all, it was in new york. >> new york was the flagship office of the fbi. it's where it happens, in new york. i mean, that's where you wanted to be if you were an fbi agent. so it's only natural that john o'neill, who's-- you know, his whole life was the fbi, from what i could see-- would want to be in new york. >> narrator: in the new york office, they were still piecing together the evidence in the 1993 world trade center bombing. they'd also had new information that bin laden had been involved in the shooting down of two american black hawk helicopters in somalia. the confession of cap
Dec 19, 2011 3:31am PST
were invited to perform in the presence in upstate new york for the holiday. it was not a big political thing. it was a holiday. we were just going to go and sing sing christmas carols, do some rap songs, whether we could do to cheer up the brothers that were locked up. we started to do it over and over again. it was only 10 years later and that we began to see ways to use that in a more pro-active way. we would come out of a nightclub in new york city, my brother, my cousin, and i. we had had some experience with the police harassing us on the streets. this particular night, somebody had gotten into a fight, we were probably the only black folks in a white neighborhood the party that they were at, they were playing salsa, marvin gaye, and we were hanging out after the birthday party. we got caught up in a situation where the police had been called for shots fired. we happened to be the only black people there, they got us and put us in jail. that was the first day that you mentioned. the long and short of it is, i was in my second year of law school at the time. i am reading all these
Dec 18, 2011 7:00pm EST
: and with that ovation, we come to the end of the operatic portion of our concert here on the great lawn of new york's central park, but there's much more to come. as promised, andrea bocelli's "gift to new york" is a gift that will keep on giving, including more special guest stars, as well as some of andrea bocelli's biggest hits. but right now, in this short intermission, why not give a gift of your own to your public television station, without whom you wouldn't be enjoying this wonderful concert? pick up the phone, grab the nearest mobile device or fire up your computer and get in touch with your public television station to let them know this is the kind of programming you want to see. we'll be right back to new york city's great lawn after this short break. major funding for this program is provided by... and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. major corporate support provided by... in the beginning, it was just a small dream -- we believed that if we gave people what we would give our own families, the dream would grow... grow to be the choice of italian fa
Dec 15, 2011 5:30pm EST
foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> union bank has put its global expertise to work for a wide range of companies. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is "bbc world news america." reporting from washington, i am katty kay. it is over. as america ends its military mission in iraq, we look at the country being left behind. >> this is an opportunity for iraq to forge a path for security and prosperity. >> a four-hour tirade. vladimir putin take to the airwaves in russia and just does not stop. will it calm the pro test. and auctioning off tiny treasures. actually reading it? that is the hard part. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and also around the globe. they lowered the flag and said goodbye. a seemingly simple and it to one of the more complicated military missions in american history. after nearly nine years, u.s. defence secretary leon panetta says iraq is responsible for its own future security and prosperity. how well will it manage? >> a quiet downbeat ceremony marks the end of an oc
Dec 7, 2011 5:30pm PST
thompson, nbc news, new york. >> now to another big story today. former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky has been arrested again after two new accusers have come forward with new child molestation accusations. this brings the total number of alleged victims here to ten. nbc's peter alexander has been covering this story for us, is with us from our d.c. newsroom. peter, good evening. >> reporter: good evening to you. jerry sandusky appeared briefly in court this afternoon where a judge ordered him held on $250,000 cash bail. if he can meet those conditions he can get out of jail but he'll have to wear an electronic monitor. wearing handcuffs and a penn state track suit jerry sandusky was arrested on the new charges at his home today bringing the number of boys he's accused of assaulting to ten. the two latest charges say sandusky abused two boys between the ages of 10 and 12. prosecutors say one series of assaults started 14 years ago. in court documents a grand jury accuses him of assaulting one of the boys in the basement of sandusky's home. it says the victim claimed, qu
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Dec 10, 2011 8:00am PST
hikes. from cash strapped states. new york and california is the very latest. will all of this hiking hammer america's recovery? hi, everyone. i am david asbin and welcome to forbes on fox. welcome steve forbes. and mark and elizabeth and we'll start with the boss, steve, is all of the tax hiking going to affect the commempt >> sure it is. you put tax on people who create jobbs you are hurt. thankfully you are able to move from state to state and you will see migration to texas which are hospitable to people who want to get things done. you tax more people you get less good things. >> rickk agreedd to be here in person to face off. >> more than arm's length. >> i think it is wrong. it makes for great rhetoric. if you look at the numbers. this is never the case. you can look at the fact since 1980, tax rate in the united states is going down and you know what else and going down? average annual increase in the economy. it simplely doesn't work out. there are charts and graphs to prew it. >> you can use stat to prove anything, right? >> lookk at what a bipartisan crowdd did and what hap
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Dec 30, 2011 12:00pm PST
and they are being investigated. the national 9/11 museum set to open next september but the mayor of new york says there is no chance of that happening. that's all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. >> but, first, from fox at 3:00, the reagan for president in iowa is shill stuffing just -- shifting four days out from the first presidential contest and appears to be a two-man race between romney and ron paul, with a few spoilers including santorum picking up momentum. >> iowans and now subsequently new hampshire people will move in our direction, just what happened in iowa. >> the late rally comes as gingrich continues to slip in the polls. a new nbc poll has him in 5th place. romney and ron paul at the top followed by santorum and the texas governor rick perry. little more than a month ago santorum was in single digits and gingrich was in the lead. the former speaker blames the wave of attack ads targeting him over the past month. >> 45 percent of all the ads run in iowa have been attacks on me so you have had, i don't, $8 million or $9 million attacks in a small stated. they take a to
Dec 12, 2011 1:00pm PST
have three ports being shut down. 20 people get arrested in new york city today, in occupy protests around the country. that doesn't happen in a vacuum. that is a response to what's actually going on in the country. >> and if nothing else, it's a temperature check on the level of dissatisfaction. go ahead, tim. >> and the temperature check on the level of dissatisfaction tells us a lot. but it does not tell us, conclusively, that we need government to step in and take this action. >> but i don't think -- but you're assuming -- i'm not going there. i'm not saying that. nobody said that. >> well -- >> paul krugman would say it. >> we started with the krugman article, and krugman would say what we need is massive stimulus in the form of -- >> hold on, hold on. tim, i get it, but i'm not going to devote my show to talking about paul krugman's idea that i don't have. the only reason i brought up paul krugman is because i acknowledge paul krugman for trying to define the scale of the problem. if you want to get into how i would solve it, we're going to do a 30 million jobs tour this winte
Dec 5, 2011 10:00pm PST
shooting himself in the thigh because they were playing against plaxico burress of the new york jets who did that in real life. and along comes jimmy graham of the new orleans saints who this season has more yards than any other tight end since 1970, and when asked about it last night, he said, quote, it's really my teammates and my coaches. when was the last time you heard that? graham suffered through a childhood of abuse and thanks to his church, a good mentor and good schools, he's a second year nfl standout. >>> we lost a standout a few days back, alan sous. he played zany and creepy and over the top funny characters like uncle al. and while profile writers used buzz words like flamboyant to describe him and while he never came out, he was something of a gay icon. alan was a world war ii army veteran who used the gi bill to get schooled in acting. he was 85. >>> in politics today, newt gingrich became the latest gop candidate to kiss the ring, however figuratively, of donald trump, who insists he is a gop power broker who says he's still considering a run hims
Dec 10, 2011 6:00pm PST
guida begins our coverage. >> washington is not coming to our rescue, but that's okay. this is new york, and we will address the situation ourselves. >> reporter: the situation-- a state budget billions in the red and income taxes among the highest in the country. governor andrew cuomo addressed it the old-fashioned way-- political arm-twisting in the proverbial smoke-filled back room. when the smoke cleared, democrats and republicans were smiling, taxpayers cheering. new york pulled off what washington hasn't-- slashing its budget deficit while cutting income taxes for most new yorkers. >> i am proposing a fair tax system for new york based on a simple truth-- the more you make, the higher the rate you pay. that's what's right, and that's what's fair, and that's what new york deserves. >> reporter: cuomo did it by restructuring a wide-ranging tax that was producing $4 billion a year. the new tax will bring in only half that, but all of it from millionaires. the $2 billion in tax savings was returned to all other taxpayers the business community was impressed. >> the balanced solution o
Dec 30, 2011 3:00am PST
of his presence in. >>> a fight over money is holding things up again at ground zero. new york mayor michael bloomberg now saying there is no chance the september 11th museum will open as planned 11 years to the day of the attacks. this is all over a dispute between the port authority and the museum foundation, whose chairman, by the way, a bloomberg, over who should pay $300 million in cost overruns. >>> president obama paid his respects at pearl harbor last night. he and the first lady laid a wreath at the uss memorial to honor those killed there. >>> china official on a mission to send a man to the moon. a spacecraft and a space station. no human has set foot on the moon when the americans landed. the chinese successfully docked two unmanned space docks last month and consider to have it completed by 2016. any moon landing is not expected for another decade or so. 2020. >>> still ahead, chilling 911 audio, whispers of a suspected killer who was dressed as santa as he opened fire on his family on christmas day. >>> the economy raining on the rose parade. organizers dropping out and
Dec 5, 2011 5:30pm EST
. it will double the workforce next year. the bulk of the hiring will be in new york city. the company says it's opening an jarring space in early 2012, its first programming base outside the west coast. facebook's chief operating officer said it will create thousands of jobs. the social networking site got a helping hand from mayor michael bloomberg and senator schumer. new york city as historically been a place for companies to come. facebook looks to new york to bring in top talent. the initial public offering will happen next year and will begin trading over the new york stock exchange or nasdaq. reporting from new york. >>> for december these temperatures have been pretty comfortable out there. right now current temperature 54 degrees. humidity near 80%. pressure is holding steady. visibility holding up as well. there was fog to zeal with late last night -- deal with late last night. in baltimore generally overcast conditions. not a lot of sunshine. that's definitely the case. in annapolis we had a little bit of peekaboo sunshine but the clouds thicken un. there's a new weather system app
Dec 19, 2011 6:30pm EST
. >> police say both parents are cooperating in the investigation. >>> a horrible crime from new york city. a woman is burned alive in an elevator inside her own apartment building. steve carland reports. surveillance video documents the crime. >> reporter: jerome isaac set his own employer on fire over a financial dispute. investigators say he told him he was angry at geleski. the revenge pure evil caught on surveillance camera. dressed as an exterminator with white gloves and a dust mask on his head. he melted and charred, galespi died in agony with her shopping bags. >> sad, i started really crying. what this person did to her. i thought, what went through your mind when you did this to this poor lady. >> reporter: geleski's family and friends brought flowers to the stoop of the building. some say they worried about her relationship with who they called the can man. the two fought over money and she fired him. around lincoln place is the second floor apartment isaac shares with his brother. after he murdered galeski he returned home and set small fires outside of his pardon me. - - outs
Dec 15, 2011 6:00pm EST
foundation of new york, stowe, vermont and honolulu. and bank.wn foundation. union bank has put its global expertise to work for a wide range of companies. what can we do for you? >> and now, bbc world news america. >> this is bbc world news america reporting from washington. >> it is over as america formally ends its military mission in iraq. we look to the state of the country left behind. after a land dispute in china, a tiny village takes on the massive communist party and kicks out the officials. >> the only way to protect themselves is bayou nighing. >> and auctioning off a tiny treasure. this charlotte bronte manuscript went for over a million dollars, but actually reading it, that's the hard part. >> welcome to our viewers on abc and around the globe. they said goodbye, a seemingly easy end to one of the most tangled military missions. leon panetta said the country is now fully responsible for directing its own past and future and security and prosperity, but how well will it manage? the bbc world affairs starts our coverage tonight. >> a quiet downbeat ceremony marks the end of an
Dec 14, 2011 4:30am EST
. ashley morrison is here in new york with that and more. i guess you're not buying one, huh? >> i'm thinking about it, but i don't think it's going to happen. >>> asian markets headed down this morning. worried about europe's debt. tokyo's nikkei and hong kong's hang seng lost a fraction. that follows yesterday's down day on wall street. stocks fell tuesday after the fed said it did not offer any new stimulus for the economy. the dow fell 66 points, while the nasdaq lost 33. >>> the u.s. postal service has agreed to delay the closing of over 200 mail processing centers and nearly 4,000 local post offices until mid may. the cash-strapped agency says delaying the closings will give congress time to work on a rescue plan. >>> today, for the first time since the gulf of mexico oil spill, the government is selling the rights to offshore drilling. the government plans to auction about 20.6 million acres of the gulf of mexico for petroleum leases. it is the first gulf auction since last year's bp oil spill. environmental groups are trying to stop the sale. >>> southwest airlines is upgra
Dec 14, 2011 12:00pm EST
jewelry collection went on the auction block in new york city. her famous jewels fetched an incredible amount of money, almost $116 million. far more than what experts expected. alexis christoforous reports from christie's auction house in new york. >> $3 million now. >> reporter: collectors and fans of the hollywood actress packed christie's auction house in new york for the chance to own one of elizabeth taylor's legendary jewels. the crown jewel of her collection, the iconic 33 carat potentially flawless white diamond ring. a gift from husband richard burton. it sold for $8.8 million. another burton gift, this bulgari emerald and diamond necklace fetched $6.1 million. 80 earrings, necklaces, pendants and rings went under the gavel in what is one of the most important jewelry auctions in a generation. >> a hallmark of this entire collection is the quality of the stones and the craftsmanship. >> it took elizabeth taylor a lifetime to amass her jewelry collection. christie's says it is one of the finest in the world. and as rich as taylor's jewels are, so are the stories behind them. l
Dec 10, 2011 12:00pm EST
competing in terms of trying to buy titles. the new york unit, for example, has been spending large advances for titles by the likes of director and comedian penny marshall. amazon will be one to watch and to the new year. i hope i haven't gone on too long with a to everything amazon, but it's hard not to let the publishing talking about them at length. >> so publishers have kind of a love-hate relationship. would that be fair to say? >> i think that's a good way of characterizing it. one way i have also looked at it is that they are in front of me because on the other and amazon competes with them in terms of being publishers. it competes with them in terms of marketing and the light, but at the same time publishes need them because amazon is a very big player in the online resells service. and so publishers want to have their books starts on amazon as well. so i think everybody is still trying to kind of figure out how they can have multiple courses of relationships for like a better chance. on the one hand there is some some biases on the other hand there is some competition and everybody
Dec 28, 2011 10:00pm PST
. also from iowa, national fairs editor for new york magazine and msnbc political analyst, john heilemann. thank you both for joining me tonight. >> good evening, lawrence. >> howard, you 2003ed on this issue of the santorum surge. you tweeted in des moines romney circle says it's okay if santorum surges a little. they'd rather have him as the cultural right foe than newt or rick. why? >> yes. well, i suppose maybe they should be careful what they wish for. >> yeah. >> but their reasoning was was this. their reasoning was this, that south carolina's the place where mitt romney's almost certainly going to lose. that's the third leg of the triad of aisha, new hampshire and south carolina. and they would be more worried about a rick perry i think primarily, but a southern or semi southerner, somebody with the ability to the raise a lot of money still, finishing strong little in this race rather than rick santorum who they see as somebody who really can't raiseç a lot of money, who remains rather obscure. if he finishes third, so what. he won't be able to raise the millions of dollars he wou
Dec 30, 2011 11:00pm EST
house bill, and as you might guess, a significant event -- amount of that money went to new york state and a good deal of that new york state money went to dredging the harbor on lake erie and to afford a fine some of the other pieces of the infrastructure of buffalo's water harbor and its connection to the erie canal. so, in fact, in many ways filmore was a great civic booster. fillmore was born in caylee county in some bernie is, new york on lakes can ems about 25 miles from auburn. ironically, of course, as in new york politician his greatest rival would be william henry seward who moved to auburn as a young man and made his career as an auburn politician. here you have within just a few miles of each other fillmore and seward, the two rivals in the new york state would party. he grows up as an impoverished farm boy. he is probably the second or third least prosperous person in his use to become president in the 19th century. in many ways see parallels lincoln, although lincoln probably grew up in even greater poverty. one of the differences is that the more grows up in rural upstat
Dec 26, 2011 7:00pm EST
to these titles and they are going to be incorporating it with their recently launched new york based in print which is one by laurence kirsch bomb of the ceo of time warner book and also most literary agent as well, so amazon has been aggressively moving into publishing both seemingly from a traditional standpoint, but they've also been doing a lot of stuff with respect to people who can publisher ackley as well. so, as a result, publishers rightly or wrongly feel weary of what amazon is doing but the have been moving so aggressively they've been competing in terms of trying to buy titles. the new york for example has been sending large of dances by the likes of the director and comedian can marshal, and it's again amazon will always be one to watch and to the new year. i hope i haven't gone on too long with respect to everything is on the part not look at the publishing industry without talking about them at length. >> sarah weinman, publisher sevi will keep relationship with asei will keep relationship with a muslim; would that be fair to say? >> that is a good we've characters in it. one
Dec 17, 2011 8:00am EST
to these titles, and they're going to be incorporating it with their recently-launched new york imprint which is run by once the ceo of time warner books and also most recently a literary agent as well. so amazon has been aggressively moving into publishing both seemingly from a traditional standpoint, but they've also been doing a lot of stuff with respect to people who can publish directly as well. so as a result, publishers rightly or wrongly feel perhaps a little wary of what amazon is doing, that they've been moving so aggressively, that they've been competing in terms of trying to buy titles. the new york unit, for example, has been sending large advances for titles by the likes of penny marshall. and it's, again, amazon as always is going to be one to watch into the new year. so i hope i haven't gone on too long with respect to everything amazon, but it's hard not to look at the publishing industry without talking about them at length. >> so, sarah weinman, though, publishers have kind of a love/hate relationship with amazon, would that be fair to say? >> i think that's a good way of c
Dec 5, 2011 4:00am PST
'm still trying to get over that. never heard that before. ashley morrison in new york, thank you. >>> straight ahead, your monday morning weather. >>> and in sports, the green bay packers struggle to beat the clock and the new york giants. nts. sfx: truth phone rings hello? pretty sure? consider this yor wake-up call. everybody has a price guarantee. but only sears guarantees the best price on all top 10 brands, because only sears carries them all. with experts who know them all. it's called the top 10 advantage. boom! what was that? me dropping some knowledge on you. thinking about buying appliances somewhere else? think again. sears. jiwh ♪ j t♪ jiwh it's time to get real about what happens in the bathroom. and start talking about what you really want from your toilet paper. it's time to talk about clean. feeling clean is so important. i use quilted northern. quilted northern soft & strong. stronger than the leading rippled brand. for a confident clean. ♪ [ gong ] strawberry banana! [ male announcer ] for a smoothie with real fruit plus veggie nutrition new v8 v-fusion
Dec 23, 2011 12:35am PST
. [ laughter ] "the new york daily news" reported that obama bought the wii game, "just dance," for his daughters sasha and malia. or in other words, "the new york daily news" just ruined the fun of opening presents for sasha and malia. [ laughter and applause ] [ cheers and applause ] hello! "let me guess. 'just dance'?" [ laughter ] i don't know why they talk like pee wee herman, but they do. [ laughter ] [ as pee wee herman ] "let me guess. 'just dance'?" [ laughter ] >> steve: "i'm standing just like daddy." >> jimmy: i just saw this. a recent survey found that 40% of parents tell their kids santa isn't real after they turn 8 years old. [ audience aws ] while -- while the rest aren't total liars, right, mom and dad? [ laughter ] [ scattered applause ] santa's real, you guys. [ cheers and applause ] speaking of christmas, this is interesting. a new study found that christmas is the best time to tell loved ones they are overweight. [ laughter ] on the other hand, no, it's not. [ laughter ] what's wrong with people? did you see this? in a new interview, president obama was asked to des
Dec 29, 2011 4:00am PST
machine that can tell your age and gender. drew levinson is here in new york with that and much more. >> good morning, whit. asian markets finished mostly lower today on new signs of strain on the european banking system. hong kong's hang sang lost almost 1% while tokyo's nikkei ticked down a fraction. >>> today, wall street gets the latest on home sales and a look at the weekly jobless claim numbers. on wednesday, stocks stumbled, snapping a five-day rally. the dow fell 140 points. the nasdaq was down 35. >>> wednesday's losses pushed the s&p 500 into the red for the year after barrelly turning positive on friday. for all of 2011, the index largely viewed as the best barometer for the market, is down 0.6%. >>> the gold rush on wall street is long gone. gold fell almost 2% yesterday toity lowest closing price since july. silver was also down. the precious metals value is dropping largely on signs of strength in the u.s. economy. >>> one of those signs of strength, holiday sales. last-minute shoppers helped push retail sales up 4.5% the week before christmas. americans spent a record
Dec 31, 2011 2:00am EST
could find, northern ohio, which was in albany new york. so he is actually in the albany law school where i teach. a complicated figure. they know very little about him other than that he has gathered his first name of any american president and it goes down from there. he hasn't been the remembered and no one quite knows why he was there. so i'd like to give you some perspective on that. i should say that there are -- what you will hear was not tied to making happy if he were alive today. this would not be a particularly flattering talk. i want to start out on the upside by putting up there are a number of pieces of millet, life that were really quite wonderful, and this institution is one of them. as many of you know he was one of the founders of the buffalo historical society and also the first chancellor of the university of buffalo. and, indeed, in many ways fillmore's greatest accomplishments are right here in buffalo. the greatest accomplishments were as a city builder, as an institution builder, as a man who understood the importance of his own city. and probably of all the
Dec 3, 2011 5:30pm PST
gregory here in new york with us. thanks very much. >> thanks, lester. >> a program note, obama campaign senior adviser david axelrod and reince preibus will be david's guests on "meet the press" tomorrow. >>> in a lengthy revealing interview about sandusky's contact with young boys, he spoke and denial. michael isikoff has our report. >>> >> reporter: jerry sandusky again denied charges that he sexually molested children. but has he also given prosecutors fresh ammunition that they can use against him? >> these allegations are false. i didn't do those things. i don't know what else to say. >> reporter: the former penn state defensive coordinator spoke for nearly four hours to the "new york times," his most detailed explanation yet of the conduct that had led prosecutors to file 40 criminal charges against him for allegedly abusing eight children over 13 years. sandusky provided his version of a crucial moment when penn state's then athletic director, tim curley, confronted him about a 2002 allegation involving a 10-year-old boy in the shower in the school's locker room. >> he was coming
Dec 28, 2011 4:00am PST
in asian markets fell today in trading. drew levinson is here with that and much more in new york. >> asian markets finished mostly lower today on mixed economic news. hong kong's hang sang off about 1%. tokyo's nikkei edged down a fraxion and oil rebounded and it's now trading at more than $101 a barrel. >>> light trading is expected today on wall street. tuesday, stocks finished mostly flat, despite a jump in consumer confidence. the dow lost two points. the nasdaq gained six. >>> sears stock plunged 23% to $35 a share on the news that the retailer will close more than a hundred sears and k-mart locations across the u.s. around 10,000 jobs will be affected. no word yet on which locations will be closed. analysts say target and walmart have the most to gain from that. >>> home prices keep drifting lower. big cities hardest hit with foreclosures flooding the marketed. fell 3.4%. in atlanta dropped by 11.8% and minneapolis 8.4% and los angeles 4.9%. since the housing bubble burst five years ago, homes have lost roughly 33% of their value, dropping the prices not seen in some places since 200
Dec 6, 2011 4:30am EST
to a new cbs news/"new york times" poll out this morning. gingerich campaigned here in new york yesterday and dean reynolds has the details. >> reporter: to those surprised by newt gingerich's rapid rise in the gop field, you can apparently add donald trump. >> it's amazing how will he's doing and how it's resinated with people. >> reporter: surging in the polls, gingerich used his time in new york to meet with trump, who he called a great showman and raised money. but also to explain another one of the former speaker's debatable ideas. last week, gingerich said the nation's child labor laws were truly stupid, unquote, and that at-risk youngsters could learn the value of work by taking on janitorial jobs at schools. ed the, though, he tried to refine that view. >> i do not suggest that children up through 13, 14 years of age do heavy dangerous janitorial work, all right? >> reporter: or his denunsation of a republican budget plan as right wing social engineering was a are minder that gingerich can be a little too spontaneous for his own good. >> working together, we can and will rebuild t
Dec 8, 2011 2:00am PST
. >>> that does it for us tonight. we will see you again tomorrow from back home in new york city. now it is time for the last word >>> president obama warns republicans against attaching unrelated measures to a payroll tax cut package. >>> cloaking effect. why this new video has et believers buzzing. >>> and false alarm. video captures squirrel mischief at a florida school. good morning. i'm lynn berry. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with veto power. president obama warn ed if they tie the oil pipeline to a bill to extend payroll tax cuts, he will reject it. tracie potts joins us this this morning. >> the president decided to put off a decision on controversial keystone pipeline until after the election, but republicans now say they want it approved now because it can create tens of thousands of jobs. the $7 billion pipeline would run through middle america at a cost of $7 billion. but there are environmental concerns. there have been protests over those concerns. greenhouse gas emissions, oil spills. republicans say we could be looking at 138,000 new jobs. but the pre
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